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What are Key Considerations for Industrial Design Divisional Application in Vietnam ?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Download Industrial design (ID) protection holds significant importance in the business strategies of designers and manufacturers, as it has the potential to enhance the value of products showcasing unique designs and attract customers. In Vietnam, ID can be protected by filing an ID application with the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IP VIETNAM). In case the ID application meets the protection criteria, it will be granted an industrial design patent. This grants the design patent holder exclusive ownership and usage rights over the granted design, and it also provides the design patent holder with rights to prevent copying or imitation...

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Provisional rights to patents and industrial designs in Vietnam – What you need to know?

Download Vietnam's emergence as a leading destination for innovation and investment has resulted in a significant increase in patent and industrial design filings. One of the most important features of the Vietnamese IP system is the availability of provisional rights to patents and industrial designs. Provisional rights can provide patent or design owners with significant benefits even before their applications are fully examined and granted. In this article, we will explore what provisional rights are, how they work, certain requirements and limitations to provisional rights, and what patent and industrial design owners need to know to maximize their benefits as well...

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Profit from Original Industrial Designs in Cambodia

Download 1. Industrial Design in Cambodia is protected under the Law on Patents, Utility Models Certificates and Industrial Design.  According to this Law, protection is provided for a period of five years and can be renewed for two consecutive periods of five years.  Application has to be submitted to the Registrar of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy and has to be published in order to provide an opportunity for a third party to oppose the registration.  Since Cambodia is a member of the Paris Convention, a priority claim is affordable and the priority date is the date of first filing...

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Industrial design protection for products under the Hague System – Key to business success in Vietnam

Copying and mimicking the presentation and packaging design of other people's products has become a pretty typical occurrence in many fields. Meanwhile, protection of intellectual property rights (“IP”) for product designs is critical for all businesses since it helps to increase the perceived value of their brand distinctiveness among consumers. This has become even more critical in recent years, as counterfeiting has increased. Establishing intellectual property rights over industrial designs is not straightforward; therefore, before filing an application for protection of an industrial design ("ID"), manufacturers and businesses should consult with IP experts to grasp and comprehend the provisions of...

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Bảo hộ kiểu dáng công nghiệp cho sản phẩm theo Hệ thống La Hay – chìa khóa thành công cho doanh nghiệp tại Việt Nam

Sao chép, bắt chước hình thức trình bày, kiểu dáng bao bì sản phẩm của người khác trở thành hiện tượng khá phổ biến trong nhiều lĩnh vực. Bảo vệ quyền sở hữu trí tuệ (“SHTT”) cho kiểu dáng sản phẩm là vô cùng cần thiết đối với mọi doanh nghiệp và góp phần gia tăng trị số phân biệt thương hiệu của mình trong tâm trí người tiêu dùng. Điều này càng trở nên quan trọng hơn khi hàng giả ngày càng gia tăng trong bối cảnh hiện nay. Việc xác lập quyền SHTT đối với Kiểu dáng công...

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The Hague System: How it Can Benefit Industrial Design Registration

In the current competitive business environment, the outer appearance or design of a product is considered a great advantage which the Owners, from creators to businesses, can take. In view of what the Hague System may benefit the Owners, the international registration of industrial designs is the important step to be initiated by the Owners to protect their commercial interests overseas, and it also constitutes an indispensable part of any global business strategy. Therefore, it is highly advisable that the Owners take prompt action to seek, by way of the Hague System, global protection of their industrial designs, which we...

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Quyền tác giả – vũ khí công hiệu trong ngăn chặn xâm phạm nhãn hiệu và kiểu dáng công nghiệp tại Việt Nam

Trong nhiều trường hợp, một logo có thể đáp ứng tiêu chuẩn để được bảo hộ dưới dạng Nhãn hiệu và/hoặc Quyền tác giả, trong khi đó, một bao bì sản phẩm có thể cùng lúc đáp ứng tiêu chuẩn để được đồng thời bảo hộ dưới cả 3 đối tượng Sở hữu Trí tuệ (SHTT): Nhãn hiệu, Kiểu Dáng Công Nghiệp (KDCN) và Quyền tác giả. Nhiều chủ thể quyền lựa chọn đăng ký Nhãn hiệu và KDCN vì cho rằng thực thi chống xâm phạm dựa trên quyền Nhãn hiệu và KDCN sẽ mạnh hơn và hiệu quả...

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Difference between Copyright and Industrial Design Right

Under the Law on Intellectual Property of Vietnam (the IP Law), intellectual property rights mean the rights of organizations and individuals to intellectual assets, including copyright and copyright-related the rights, industrial properly rights and rights to plant varieties. Meanwhile, industrial property rights mean the rights of organizations and individuals to inventions, industrial designs, layout-designs of semiconductor integrated circuits, trade secrets, trade marks, trade names, geographical indications and trade secrets they have created or own, and the right to repression of unfair competition....

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Industrial Design Or Copyright Protection, Which You May Be Unaware Of?

In a recent court decision, a High People's Court affirmed the decision made by a lower-level court, in INTERLEGO AG v. Tianjin COKO Toy Co., Ltd. regarding copyright infringement of the Lego bricks. In its landmark decision, the high court confirmed industrial designs' dual protection under patent and copyright law as works of applied art....

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